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HRD Monthly Science Meeting of March 2017

March’s science meeting consisted of 2 presentations:

  1. Lisa Bucci: P3DWL Observation Verification
  2. Jonathan Poterjoy: Getting the Most Out of Your Models and Observations: A Short Introduction to My Work…
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HRD Seminar – Prof. John Molinari, University of Albany/SUNY – 7 March 2017

Prof. Molinari presented a seminar on “Outflow Layer Influences on Tropical Cyclones”.

A recording of the presentation (audio begins 1 min into recording) is available on the anonymous ftp site: … 13 more words


Paper on easterly waves in the Eastern Pacific that can form into tropical cyclones published in The Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences

Easterly waves” are areas of low air pressure in the tropics that move westward and may become tropical cyclones. The most well-known type of easterly wave is the “African easterly wave,” which moves from West Africa north of the equator into the Atlantic Ocean and sometimes into the Pacific. 221 more words

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HRD Seminar – Kelly Ryan, CIMAS and AOML/HRD, NSSL, Norman, OK – 10 February 2017

Kelly Ryan presented a seminar titled  “OSSE Evaluation of the Impact of Aircraft Observations on Hurricane Analyses and Forecasts” at the NOAA National Severe Storms Laboratory NSSL. 222 more words

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Paper on Hurricane Patricia, the most intense hurricane ever recorded in the Western Hemisphere, released online in the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society

In October 2015, off the west coast of Mexico, Hurricane Patricia became the strongest hurricane ever recorded in the western hemisphere, intensifying faster than any other storm on record. 358 more words